Job Vacancies Population Services Intl.
Position: Associate Programme Manager – Asia
Location: United States of America (The), Washington
Closing Date: Tuesday, 28 June 2011
PSI is a leading global health organization with programs targeting malaria, child survival, HIV and reproductive health. Working in partnership within the public and private sectors, and harnessing the power of the markets, PSI provides life-saving products, clinical services and behavior change communications that empower the world’s most vulnerable populations to lead healthier lives.
PSI’s core values are a belief in markets and market mechanisms to contribute to sustained improvements in the lives of the poor; results and a strong focus on measurement; speed and efficiency with a predisposition to action and an aversion to bureaucracy; decentralization and empowering our staff at the local level; and a long term commitment to the people we serve. PSI has programs in 67 countries. For more information, please visit www.psi.org.
PSI seeks entrepreneurial, dynamic and creative candidates with an interest in private sector approaches to development for the position of Associate Program Manager, Asia/Eastern Europe. The Associate Program Manager is a key member of the Asia/Eastern Europe Regional Support Team whose mission is to deliver high-quality, demand-driven services to PSIâ€™s field programs, helping to ensure operational integrity and programmatic success. This position is based in Washington DC and entails approximately 20% overseas travel.
The Associate Program Manager (APM) is responsible for supporting PSIs social marketing programs in Asia/Eastern Europe. Backstopping duties include:
Advising field platforms on technical, capacity building, development, and strategic issues; Serving as primary point of contact for overseas staff; Monitoring contract compliance across a diverse set of donor agreements; Providing financial management support: including preparation and tracking of project budgets, and annual budgets; Overseeing procurement of health commodities for field offices; Supporting annual project workplan development and monitoring along with field offices; Researching selected topics (e.g. health, marketing, communications); Maintaining and distributing reference materials; Conducting assessment and other short term technical assistance trips; â€¢ Proposal writing and project design; Reviewing of marketing plans; and Fulfilling other programmatic and administrative functions as required.
Master’s degree in a relevant subject (MBA, MIA, etc.) or equivalent experience â€¢ At least two years of prior work experience in a developing country required; â€¢ Proficiency in word processing, excel spreadsheet software and basic data analysis required; and â€¢ Fluency in an Asian language or Russian would be considered a plus.
The successful candidate will have excellent writing, analytical, interpersonal, organizational, and cross-cultural skills; demonstrated ability to perform and prioritize a variety of tasks on short notice within designated deadlines; and an interest in future overseas posting with PSI.
Preference will be given to candidates with private sector experience in marketing, communications, or advertising; familiarity with international health issues (particularly HIV/AIDS, family planning, maternal and child health); knowledge of USAID and the international donor community; and an interest in private sector approaches to development.
at www.psi.org. No calls or emails, please. PSI is an Equal Opportunity Employer and encourages applications from qualified individuals regardless of race, religion, national origin, sexual orientation or disability.
Incoming search terms for the article:
- Powered by Article Dashboard field trip
- Powered by Article Dashboard field service
- Powered by Article Dashboard regional and global health issues
- Powered by Article Dashboard travel in asia
- Powered by Article Dashboard child support lawyer
- pligg content management system child support attorneys southern california
- Powered by Article Dashboard program management
- Powered by Article Dashboard eastern europe travel
- Powered by Article Dashboard child support
- hiv physician job